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It's that conference season again!

This month is just raining interesting conferences again! If you’re into the kind of research I like that is: social simulation, The Connected Past… 424 more words

Xenon gas protects the brain after head injury

“crucially it’s effective when given up to at least three hours after the injury”
Public Release: 9-Sep-2014

Treatment with xenon gas after a head injury reduces the extent of brain damage, according to a study in mice. 803 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

September 8th 2014 - Jon Tennant, Imperial College London

Jon began university life as a geologist, following this with a treacherous leap into the life sciences to study biodiversity and taxonomy. Now undertaking a PhD in tetrapod evolution and extinction at Imperial College London, there was a brief interlude were Jon was sucked into the world of science policy and communication. 37 more words

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E.coli bacteria = fossil fuel alternative

British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intestine and say the finding is a step to commercial production of a fuel that could one day be an alternative to fossil fuel reserves. 435 more words

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Scientists create fossil fuels with bacteria

Scientists have altered a biological process in bacteria so that they produce propane when breaking apart fatty acids. They hope to use this research to create propane with sunlight as a fuel source. 28 more words

Strawberries could be serving up some unexpected health benefits

29 July 2012

Strawberries, the traditional summer treat associated with Wimbledon could be serving up some unexpected health benefits.

Scientists at the University of Warwick have been studying the beneficial effects of strawberries on our cardiovascular health, particularly around how they prevent the development of heart disease and diabetes. 375 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Most Massive Known Galaxies Observed at Edge of the Universe

Most Massive Known Galaxies Observed at Edge of the Universe (Today’s Most Popular)

August 20, 2014

 

Four previously unknown galaxy clusters each potentially containing thousands of individual galaxies have been discovered some 10 billion light years from Earth.

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